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Just want to know what the settings on my camera are for ........auto, P, Tv, Av, M and then some pictures of a head, person n front of sun.....? just want to know when and where to use of theese diffrent features

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I can answer a few: Auto is for letting the camera 'sense' and automatically choose the settings (focus, shutter speed, so forth). M is for manually setting these (via menu I think). The head is for portrait settings (likely to soften the look slightly), If I recall correctly person in front of sun is actually a night setting ie longer exposure- but I could be wrong; Mountain with cloud is for landscape shooting and Runner for action shots like at a soccer match (faster shutter). I don't recall what the double-dashed whistle shaper or SCN are. Movie mode (if you have a large enough memory card) creates short movies with sound. The double box could be for coding each picture that you want to eventually 'stitch' together. All this is in my (lost) manual and likely downloadable at Canon's website as a digital manual.

TV AV could be when you hook up a TV or VCR.

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